Jetpack by WordPress.com 5.8

Jetpack by WordPress.com was updated to version 5.8, from version 5.7.1. Changelog:

  • Lazy Images: after a Beta period, you can now enable this new feature from Jetpack > Settings in your dashboard.
  • Elasticsearch-powered search: also out of Beta! We’ve improved the way data is indexed behind the scenes, and made changes to the Search widget and its filters. (Elasticsearch is a trademark of Elasticsearch BV, registered in the U.S. and in other countries.)
  • Comment moderation tools: moderation emails now point to WordPress.com when using the edit_links_calypso_redirect option.
  • Custom CSS: add CSS Grid Layout support.
  • Dashboard: update list of features available in Paid plans.
  • Dashboard: improve the display of notices inside the Jetpack dashboard.
  • Dashboard: update content displayed in the Jetpack dashboard when not connected to WordPress.com.
  • Development mode: improve the display of the development notice.
  • General: add a new filter, jetpack_active_modules, allowing site owners to filter the list of active modules.
  • Notices: add rel tags to notice links to avoid issues when links open in a new window.
  • Onboarding: add functionality for saving Business Address in the Contact Info widget.
  • Onboarding: save site type during site setup process.
  • Onboarding: enable loading of specific modules when using the Onboarding process.
  • Post Images: allow passing size when searching for images in HTML.
  • REST API: update the plugin installation process to use a new library.
  • REST API: allow changing the number of posts displayed in the RSS feed, and whether feeds display full text or a summary.
  • REST API: simplify our invites endpoint.
  • Sharing: make sure the Whatsapp button works on mobile and on desktop.
  • Sharing: add new filter, wp_sharing_email_send_post_subject, to allow modifying the email sharing subject line.
  • Shortcodes: update the GettyImages shortcode to use the new format required by GettyImages.
  • Site Settings: add support for site language and timezone settings.
  • Sync: improve synchronization of user actions, theme and plugin edits / updates, post status, updates on Multisite networks, Protect events, and WooCommerce’s meta data.
  • WordAds: enable the Ads in the header by default.
  • WordAds: add filters so site owners can control the display of the ads via code as well.
  • Lazy Images: fix issues with the Gazette theme.
  • Open Graph: add Open Graph Metabox to the list of conflicting plugins.
  • Masterbar: fix incompatibility with BeaverBuilder plugin.
  • PHP 7.2: fix issues when running Jetpack with PHP 7.2.
  • Carousel: fix PHP Notice with images using custom meta.
  • Dashboard: make sure all links to WordPress.com point to the right site’s settings on WordPress.com.
  • Dashboard: update links to the plugin interface on WordPress.com to load the full plugin management page.
  • General: fix images shown in the dashboard when Jetpack is installed in a directory different than jetpack.
  • Lazy Images: make sure Lazy Load can be triggered even when images are added to the content very late.
  • Stats: make sure the Stats script is XHTML compliant.
  • Widgets: Mailchimp – avoid conflicts with jQuery UI.